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Posts Tagged ‘Burmese’ (261 found)

Update on Progress of Response by Myanmar Civil Society Organizations on Draft Association Law

On 27 July 2013, draft Association Law prepared by Public Affair Management Committee (PAMC) of the People Assembly was published with a notice for the public to study and comment before it is submitted to the parliament for discussion. On 31 July, Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) from Yangon and Mandalay held workshops in their own […]

August 4, 2013  •  By Delegation of CSO Representatives to Naypyidaw on Draft Association Law  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Civil Society Recommendations on the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission Law

On August 2, 38 civil society organizations, community-based organizations and networks from Burma send to Thura U Shwe Mann, Union Parliament Speaker, recommendations and proposed amendments to the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission (MNHRC) draft law in order to ensure the MNHRC’s independence […]

August 2, 2013  •  By 38 civil society organizations, community-based organizations and networks  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Statement of the Ethnic Nationalities Conference

1. Under the aegis of the UNFC, an Ethnic Nationality Conference was held from July 29 to 31 at a certain place in the liberated area.

2. A total of 122 delegates, representing the UNFC member organizations, 18 resistance organizations, the United Nationality Alliance, 4 political parties of the ethnic nationalities, youth organizations, women organizations, community-based organizations, the overseas ethnic nationality organizations, academics and active individuals […]

August 2, 2013  •  By United Nationalities Federal Council  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Parliament Must Delay Deliberation on the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission Law

The Myanmar National Human Rights Commission (MNHRC) Law will be discussed in the Upper House of Parliament on Monday 29 July 2013. The draft legislation was published in the state-run newspaper The Mirror on 7 July 2013, giving less than one month for civil society and the public to provide recommendations […]

July 26, 2013  •  By Burma Partnership and Human Rights Education Institute of Burma  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Statement of the Burma Civil Society Workshop on ASEAN

We, 28 representatives from 17 community organizations from Thailand-Burma Border, acknowledging commitment of Women’s League Burma, SAPA Task Force on ASEAN and Burma, Burma Partnership, Mon Youth Progressive Organization, All Kachin Student Youth Union and Pa-Oh Youth Organization to take part in the preparation and implementation of 2014 ACSC/APF […]

July 23, 2013  •  By 17 Community Organizations from Thailand-Burma Border  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Objection Against Unlawful Detention of a Human Rights Activist, Bawk Jar Lum Nyoi

Bawk Jar Lum Nyoi, a Kachin nationality human rights activist, was arrested in Mohnyin by police on July 18, 2013 and was going to be brought to Myitkyina today. Bawk Jar was the one who participated in recent study tour mainly organized by the Civil Rights Defenders, seeking to support the legal aid work in Burma, together with 9 lawyers, taking two weeks period from June 22 to July 7, 2003, and studied in Belgrade, the capital of Serbia, which constituted a major part of former Yugoslavia, on the issues relevant to human rights and the rule of law […]

July 19, 2013  •  By Legal Aid Network  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

ကခ်င္ျပည္သူလူထုႏွင့္ အရပ္ဘက္လူမႈအဖြဲ႔အစည္းမ်ား ေတြ႔ဆံုညွိႏႈိင္းေဆြးေႏြးပြဲ သတင္းထုတ္ျပန္ခ်က္

ႏုိင္ငံေတာ္အစုိးရႏွင့္ KIO တုိ႔အၾကား ခ်ဳပ္ဆုိခဲ့သည့္ ၁၉၉၄ ခုႏွစ္၊ အပစ္အခတ္ရပ္စဲေရး သေဘာတူစာခ်ဳပ္ သည္ (၁၇) ႏွစ္ၾကာျပီးသည့္ေနာက္ ၂၀၁၁ ခုႏွစ္၊ ဇြန္လ ၉ ရက္ေန႔တြင္ ပ်က္ျပားခဲ့ျပီး တုိက္ပြဲမ်ားျပန္လည္စ တင္ျဖစ္ပြားခဲ့သည္မွာ ၂၀၁၃ ခုႏွစ္၊ ဇြန္လ ၉ ရက္ေန႔တြင္ ႏွစ္ႏွစ္တင္းတင္းျပည့္ခဲ့ျပီ ျဖစ္ပါသည္။ ႏွစ္ႏွစ္တာ ကာလအတြင္း ႏုိင္ငံေတာ္အစုိးရႏွင့္ KIO တုိ႔အၾကား ျငိမ္းခ်မ္းေရးေဆြးေႏြးပြဲမ်ားကုိ အၾကိမ္ေပါင္း […]

July 10, 2013  •  By Kachin civil society organizations  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

UNFC Press Statement 4/2013

1. The technical teams of the Union Peace Working Committee (UPWC) of the government and the UNFC Delegation for Political Dialogue will hold preliminary consultative meeting on July 13, 2013 […]

July 9, 2013  •  By United Nationalities Federal Council  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Statement of the 9th Karen National Unity Seminar

The 9th Karen National Unity Seminar was successfully held from May 27 to 31, 2013 at a certain location in Karen resistance area. More than 150 representatives and observers from 40 Karen organizations, domestic as well as overseas, participated in the five-day seminar. The seminar participants deliberately discuss ways to strengthen unity among the Karen […]

May 31, 2013  •  By Karen National Unity Seminar Organizing Committee  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Statement on Religious and Ethnic Violence that has Occurred in Myanmar

1. We, youth representatives of all religions, strongly condemn any insult or desecration for any reason of the national flag, which is of utmost importance to our nation.

2. We, youth representatives of all religions, including Myanmar Islam youth, unreservedly oppose the manipulative use of the Quran by those from overseas for the purpose of agitation of any kind causing outbreaks of violence.

3. We, youth representatives of all religions, including Myanmar Buddhist youth, unreservedly oppose the perpetration of violence and agitation of any kind causing outbreaks of violence and goes against the teaching of Buddha […]

May 15, 2013  •  By 48 Myanmar civil society organizations  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤